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It is also the last country in the world to allow women to vote except for the Vatican City, where male cardinals elect the pope.
12 december 2015
Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine are holding elections denounced by the West as "illegitimate".
Presidential and parliamentary polls are being held in the two self-proclaimed people's republics in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
02 november 2014

The UAE accounted for three deals in the list of the 10 best merger and acquisition (M&A) deals in the Middle East and Africa Region (Mena) in the first half of this year.
07 april 2013
Females lead males by 59 per cent to 41 per cent when it comes to Emiratis using the twitter social network, according to an independent study. The study, which set out to understand more about the demographic factors and aims of Emirati Twitter users, involved 854 participants. The study was conducted by Ahmad Al Mansour, an Emirati journalist working with an Arabic daily in Dubai who presented his findings at the first ever Emirati Tweeps gathering.
09 november 2012
Citizens in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) believe that they enjoy a better quality of life than most of their European counterparts, according to Steve Hamilton-Clark, CEO of TNS MENA, the world's largest custom market research organisation.
01 january 1970
Mitt Romneys running mate on the Republican ticket in the US presidential election race has attacked what he called Barack Obamas "record of failure" in power. Paul Ryan wants smaller government and lower deficits; lower tax rates and cuts to welfare.
08 december 2012

The UAE has been ranked the thirtieth among 187 countries, according to the index of human development world report 2011 released by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
01 october 2012
Despite political apathy remaining a dominant feature among young Emiratis, a growing number of youth are showing keenness to participate in the election processes and are familiarising themselves with the rules of political participation in the UAE.
09 june 2011
Emiratis lead citizens of other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries by a significant margin on the "thriving" measure in a latest Gallup poll on the region, the results of which were released at Zayed University on Tuesday.
01 january 1970
Republicans may be ready for a fling with Donald Trump, but a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll shows they have
reservations about installing him in the White House.
01 january 1970